A two-day celebration was held in Bhavnagar in the presence of Pujya Ghanshyamcharan Swami to honor the Swaminarayan Bhashyas and Vadagrantha written by Bhadresh Swami explaining the Akshar-Purushottam Darshan revealed by Bhagwan Swaminarayan.
On 24 February, a colorful nagaryatra of Thakorji and the texts was organized through the streets of Bhavnagar. The procession featured 10 beautifully decorated floats, troupes of dancing youths and women devotees reverently carrying the texts in traditional style. Onlookers greeted the procession with devotion as it passed through the city. Among the dignitaries who honored Thakorji and the texts along the 18 km route were Mayor Shrimati Nimuben Bambhaniya, Vice-President of the Indian Medical Association Dr. Kanani, and many local community leaders. The procession concluded at the BAPS Mandir with maha arti.
On 25 February, around 4,000 devotees attended the day-long Akshar-Purushottam Chhavani in which Bhadresh Swami systematically explained the Akshar-Purushottam Darshan. At the end, devotees performed pujan of and honored the texts.